Hollywood to the Himalayas — one woman’s astounding journey of healing & transformation

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Author Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati shares her story in her new memoir endorsed by Deepak Chopra and Dr. Jane Goodall Today, Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati (Sadhviji) is one of the preeminent female spiritual leaders of our time and a renowned writer, speaker, and social activist. But few know how Sadhviji reached her spiritual awakening and found inner … Read more

Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) to partner with HBCU campuses to address HIV/AIDS crisis in the South

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“We are honored to explore the intersection of faith and HIV and create opportunities for people to engage in this critical issue.” — Dr. Eboo Patel   CHICAGO — Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) received a $200,000 grant from the new Gilead COMPASS Initiative Faith Coordinating Center at Wake Forest University School of Divinity, to address the HIV … Read more

Open Doors USA urges swift confirmation of President Biden’s pick for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

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SANTA ANA, Calif. — David Curry, CEO of Christian persecution watchdog organization Open Doors USA urges a swift appointment of Rashad Hussain, President Biden’s nomination for the role of Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, announced today. “Open Doors has repeatedly called on the Biden Administration to fill these critical roles to international religious freedom, and … Read more

New missions-focused radio program launches July 31 on more than 140 stations nationwide

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Missions Today will profile today’s changemakers and explore the question: How is God calling us to reimagine global missions? CHICAGO — Resource Global (RG) today announces the July 31 launch of the new radio program and podcast Missions Today, developed with host, producer and radio veteran Collin Lambert. Missions Today is a 26-minute weekly program … Read more

Hartford Seminary receives $5 million Lilly Endowment grant

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HARTFORD, Conn. — Hartford Seminary has been awarded a five-year, $5.3 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to fund research into how congregations are changing, innovating, and establishing new ministry practices as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Hartford Institute for Religion Research (HIRR) will lead the project. “Not only is the grant award … Read more

Danielle Bean’s ‘Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday’ reveals how to slow down and listen to God

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Respected Catholic author shares relatable stories and advice on seeking—and finding—God in the busyness of everyday life. In her new book Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday, Danielle Bean guides readers on how to seek and find God’s voice, even in the busiest times of daily life. Intimate and down-to-earth, Whisper encourages readers in all … Read more

AME Church elects new leadership and begins LGBTQ+ discernment process at 2021 General Conference

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church met from July 6-10, 2021, at the West Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Over 1600 delegates met as the Church’s supreme governance body to review and change the denomination’s laws and policies, … Read more

‘The Chosen’ sets July 11 drop date for highly anticipated season 2 finale

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The global phenomenon The Chosen – the first multi-season show about Jesus and the #1 crowdfunded media project in history – is releasing its highly-anticipated Season 2 finale this Sunday, July 11 with a global livestream simulcast on Facebook, Youtube, and The Chosen app.  “This season, Jesus’ growing fame has brought resistance from the Romans … Read more

Join Kathie Lee Gifford in Israel to learn Bible stories in a new way in The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi Online Bible Study hosted by BibleGateway.com

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Messianic Rabbi Jason Sobel Provides Enlightening Ancient Insights Starting July 12 GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Television personality and The New York Times bestselling author, Kathie Lee Gifford, joins with messianic Rabbi Jason Sobel in teaching unexpected Bible lessons on location in Israel by video using the rabbinical way of stitching together Scripture’s often overlooked deep … Read more

Nathan Day Wilson selected for post at World Council of Churches

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Disciples minister will head income development and program evaluation The Reverend Nathan Day Wilson, formerly at Christian Theological Seminary, has accepted a position at the World Council of Churches (WCC), based in Geneva, Switzerland, as Manager of Income Development and Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting for the WCC’s programs throughout the world. “While the scope … Read more